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Denis Villeneuve


Denis Villeneuve was born on October 3, 1967 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada. He is a director and writer, known for Prisoners (2013), Incendies (2010) and Arrival (2016). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 59 wins & 51 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Prisoners
Prisoners Director
(2013)
Incendies
Incendies Director
(2010)
Arrival
Arrival Director
(2016)
Sicario
Sicario Director
(2015)

Filmography

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 2016/II Arrival (directed by)
 2015 Sicario
 2013 Enemy
 2013 Prisoners
 2011 Rated R for Nudity (Short)
 2010 Incendies
 2009 Polytechnique
 2008 Next Floor (Short)
 2007 Happiness Bound (Documentary)
 2000 Maelstrom
 1996 Cosmos (segment "Technétium, Le")
 1994 REW FFWd (Documentary short)
Show Show Writer (8 credits)
Show Show Editor (2 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Cinematographer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (19 credits)
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1 Interview | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 11¾" (1.82 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I think cinema is a tool to explore our shadows. See more »

Trivia:

Abandoned an interest in science in college to pursue his love of filmmaking. Then studied film at Université du Québec à Montréal. See more »

Trademark:

Graphic and realistic depictions of violence See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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